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People downloaded more apps and spent more time using them past year

A $0.99 app in the US will be 80 rupees in India, a 33 percent raise from the previous price of 60 rupees. How does £9.99 sound? Apple are to increase the p...


The Maiden Flight of the World's Tiniest Orbital Rocket Ends in Failure

But Japanese officials said a problem prevented telemetry from the rocket from reaching the ground in the final phase of the first stage's half-minute burn, and...


Stocks Buzz Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO), Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY)

Stifel Resumed Cisco Systems on Nov 18, 2016 to "Hold", Price Target of the shares are set at $34. Cisco System Inc. (Cisco) designs and sells lines of produc...


Three large United States banks post Q4 earnings

The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU) [ Trend Analysis ] shows fluctuation in active trade, on Thursday shares dropped -0.90% to $22.12. A number of institution...


Former Mexican President Lashes Back At Donald Trump On Twitter

The country's new foreign minister, Luis Videgaray, said Tuesday that there is "no way" his country will pay for such a wall, though he said he was ready to neg...


Marchionne: Trump Might Like A Fiat Chrysler General Motors Merger

Ford's CEO criticized Trump's 35 percent tariff idea in November. "We see some chances that Trump's unconventional approach would favor a national champion...


Donald Trump has 'great meeting' with Alibaba boss Jack Ma

The two met with reporters briefly after the morning meeting, and said they discussed plans to create 1 million USA jobs by allowing small and medium-sized busi...


The Limited Closing All Retail Stores

The disclosure illustrates how private equity firms can boast a profit from companies whose equity value has been wiped out, having previously recouped their or...


Karnataka: Petrol pumps to stop accepting debit, credit card payments from Monday

Some reports suggest that the pumps have been notified that 1 per cent charge will be levied on all credit or debit Card Transactions between - 0.25 per cent an...


Indian-American to join Team Trump

Trump's tweeting will make Spicer's job more exciting, he said. And he suggested that it's not the incoming president's job to fact-check everything before he...


Apple confirms $1bn investment in Softbank's tech fund

The Wall Street Journal yesterday reported that chip maker Qualcomm (QCOM) has also agreed to invest in the fund. Apple has some $200 billion reserved for...


Kohl's Corporation (NYSE:KSS) Insider Activities Are in the Air

Kohl's said it expects fiscal 2016 diluted earnings a share to be $2.92 to $2.97, versus a previous guidance of $3.12 to $3.32 a share. Kohl's Corporation ...


Cheer up guys! Kim Kardashian's back on social media

Kim has not posted on Instagram since she was robbed inside her room at the No Address Hotel in Paris back in early October. Just the other day, she uploaded a ...


Anne Kirkpatrick picked as Oakland police chief

Adding that she doesn't see the current state of Oakland as a mess - but she see's it as "an opportunity". Anne Kirkpatrick, the organizational development ch...


Factory activity picked up in December

The Tempe, AZ-based group said in a monthly report that its PMI, which measures economic activity in manufacturing, was 54.7% last month. The production ind...


November Construction Spending Up 4.1% Year-Over-Year

United States construction spending hit its highest level in more than 10 years in November after an unexpected spurt of growth, the Commerce Department said Tu...


£250000 starter homes plans greenlit by housing minister

Labour's shadow housing secretary, John Healey , also gave comment on the scheduled new builds: "These so-called starter homes are a symbol of the Conservativ...


Budget Session of Parliament likely from January 31;Union Budget on Feb 1

The meeting was attend by all the members of the committee including Finance minister Arun Jaitley, Home Minister Rajnath Singh, Minster of External Affairs Sus...


Rohingya Myanmar: Nobel winners urge action over 'ethnic cleansing'

Many Rohingya Muslims are not recognised as Myanmar citizens, and have been fleeing to Malaysia and other countries as refugees following violence in the Rakhin...


How to dispose of your old Christmas tree in NYC

Collection sites will be open daily from 9 am to 4:30 p.m. and staffed by community volunteers. Instead of throwing out a natural Christmas tree in the garbag...


European Central Bank tells Monte dei Paschi it needs to raise Euro 8.8bn

Monte dei Paschi, the world's oldest bank and the third-largest in Italy, said its net liquidity has deteriorated rapidly in the three weeks through December 21...


Home prices in region edge up 1.7 percent

The gain reported in the latest S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller home price index was in line with expectations and up slightly from a revised 5% in September. That...


6 hour old infant found in trashcan in New Roads Walmart

Officials are temporarily calling the baby girl Olivia. Thomas has been arrested before and that is what makes this recent incident even more disturbing. A baby...


Demonetisation drive for country's bright future, not for political gains: PM Modi

He said that "hoarders of black money were trying new means to thwart the government's efforts" and using a Hindi idiom, the PM said, "It was important to be pr...


Airbus follows Boeing with Iran deal

Airbus says it has a firm order from Iran for 100 planes. The deal comes after Iran's flag carrier finalized a deal for 80 jetliners from USA plane maker Boei...


Gas Prices To Continue Rising

AAA says national pump prices have climbed 11 cents over the past 21 days, putting the average nationwide price at $2.24 per gallon - the highest prices have be...


San Diego Chargers vs. Cleveland Browns - 3rd Quarter Game Thread

Griffin spoke with trainers and an independent neurologist on the sideline before being escorted to the locker room for further testing. Should neither team win...


Micron Technology Soars On 'Eye-Popping' Q2 Guidance

Other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Dowling & Yahnke LLC now owns 23,570 shar...


Refinance rates move higher for Thursday

The average 15-year FRM jumped by 15 basis points over-the-week up to 3.52 percent. Another notable trend: The adjustable-rate mortgage portion of activity ju...


Goldman Sachs' stock drop is holding the Dow down

Financial firm Northern Trust lost 1 percent. Goldman Sachs rose 1.7 percent and Regions Financial rose 2.1 percent. FedEx's fell 2.5 percent after reportin...


Fire breaks out in Air India building in Nariman Point, no injuries

No casualties have been reported so far, and ambulances are already at the spot, the Mumbai fire department said. The company has since moved out, but still r...


Samantha Bee interviews Glenn Beck, discovers they're not that different

The conversation between Beck and Bee began with the typical niceties, as each pundit acknowledged that their respective audiences hate the other person. For tw...


Mosaic to acquire Vale's fertilizer unit for US$2.5B

Its transaction with Mosaic is expected to close in late 2017 after regulatory scrutiny. Fertilizer makers are under pressure as prices slump due to excessi...


Venezuela extends use of 100 bolivar bill until January 2

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) - Venezuela's government on Saturday extended the use of its 100-bolivar bill until January 2, after its decision to pull the banknote o...


New York State to Relocate New York City Deer Upstate

The DEC's own policy does warn against relocating deer. And even with Cuomo's new announcement, the city said it would still proceed with that plan Friday mor...


Sensex, Nifty End Lower Ahead Of Fed Decision

Global markets ruled mixed after the US Fed, as expected, hiked rates by 0.25%. The broader NSE Nifty fell 39.35 points or 0.48 percent to settle at 8,182.45. A...


Health app hacked, data of 34000 U.S. patients out

An unauthorized third party accessed the MyQuest by Care360® internet application on November 26 and obtained protected health information of approximately 34,0...


Asahi to buy Anheuser-Busch companies in Europe for $7.8 billion

In April, Asahi said it had acquired two of SABMiller brands, Peroni and Grolsch, for £2 billion (R34.68 billion). Another Japanese beer maker, Kirin Holdings...


Bill Gates Leads $1B Fund to Invest in Clean Energy

In addition, BEV will consider investments across a variety of sectors, including electricity generation and storage, transportation, industrial system use, agr...


Rick Perry picked for head of Energy Department

In 2005 as governor, according to the WSJ , Perry signed legislation that required Texas to dramatically increase its dependence on renewable energy. Cowin sai...